How It Is. Translated from the French by the Author. New York: Grove Press, 1964. First US edition. Pp, 147. Black cloth boards, title lettered in gilt to spine, in publisher's dust jacket. Light fading to cloth, d.j. price-clipped, contents in fine condition. Beckett's sixth novel first published in French as 'Comment c'est' by Les Editions de Minuit in 1961.